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Monthly business meetings of the Board are held on each first Thursday of the month at 4:30 PM. Membership meetings are usually held on each third Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM. Unless otherwise announced, meetings will be held at the Stafford County Administrative Center located at 1300 Courthouse Road at the corner of US Hwy 1.

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February 2023

Discover Stafford Scavenger Hunt

February 1 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 5:00 pm
Free

Join the Hunt: February 1 - May 1 Get to know Stafford County with the Discover Stafford Scavenger Hunt! Register online or pick up a paper booklet at your favorite library branch to locate historic and cultural markers throughout Stafford. Get a souvenir badge when you sign up for the challenge. Find 15 sites and get a souvenir key chain - find all 30 to be entered into valuable raffle prize drawings! For all ages. See raffle prize drawings below.…

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Influence of George Washington and His Father on Stafford

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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With Jane Conner Jane will talk about the profound impact the Washington family had on Stafford County. This presentation will also be live streamed via Facebook. To view the presentation from Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/StaffordHistory. You should see the live feed listed at the top of the posts. If not, you may need to refresh your page.

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March 2023

Stafford Women in the Military

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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With Donna Sayer of the DAR This presentation will also be live streamed via Facebook. To view the presentation from Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/StaffordHistory. You should see the live feed listed at the top of the posts. If not, you may need to refresh your page.

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April 2023

History of the Career and Volunteer Fire and Rescue Program in Stafford County

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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with Joseph Cardello This presentation will also be live streamed via Facebook. To view the presentation from Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/StaffordHistory. You should see the live feed listed at the top of the posts. If not, you may need to refresh your page.

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May 2023

The Stories Behind Stafford’s Road and Place Names

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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with Jerrilynn MacGregor As you drive through Stafford County, ever wonder how the various roads or areas got their name? Join us and find out! This presentation will also be live streamed via Facebook. To view the presentation from Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/StaffordHistory. You should see the live feed listed at the top of the posts. If not, you may need to refresh your page.

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June 2023

Monthly Presentation TBD

June 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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TBD This presentation will also be live streamed via Facebook. To view the presentation from Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/StaffordHistory. You should see the live feed listed at the top of the posts. If not, you may need to refresh your page.

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July 2023

Annual SCHS Picnic

July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rowser Building, 1739 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Stafford, 22554
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Free

Members Only – Join now for FREE! Please bring a dish to share.

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August 2023

Palmer Hayden

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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with Casey Clark Palmer C. Hayden, born in Widewater, was an American painter who depicted African-American life, landscapes, seascapes, and African influences. He sketched, painted in both oils and watercolors, and was a prolific artist of his era. He came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance. This presentation will also be live streamed via Facebook. To view the presentation from Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/StaffordHistory. You should see the live feed listed at the top of the posts. If not, you…

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September 2023

Monthly Presentation TBD

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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TBD This presentation will also be live streamed via Facebook. To view the presentation from Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/StaffordHistory. You should see the live feed listed at the top of the posts. If not, you may need to refresh your page.

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October 2023

Stafford Law and Order

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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with Daniel M. Chichester This presentation will also be live streamed via Facebook. To view the presentation from Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/StaffordHistory. You should see the live feed listed at the top of the posts. If not, you may need to refresh your page.

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November 2023

Monthly Presentation TBD

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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Free

TBD This presentation will also be live streamed via Facebook. To view the presentation from Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/StaffordHistory. You should see the live feed listed at the top of the posts. If not, you may need to refresh your page.

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December 2023

Annual Stafford Historical Society Christmas Party

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rowser Building, 1739 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Stafford, 22554
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Members and Guests Only. The Christmas party will be held at the Rowser Building, Room A. The SCHS provides napkins, plates, cutlery, and beverages. Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share. NOTE THE NEW TIME THIS YEAR! We'll be meeting on Sunday, December 17, at 2:00pm instead of an evening party in hopes that more members will be available to attend.

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